2023 Players Championship: An Iconic Course, Top Golfers, & SportsLine’s Projections

The Players Championship is one of the most prestigious and important events on the PGA Tour, often referred to as the fifth major. This year, the tournament will be contested at TPC Sawgrass in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida from March 6th-7th, 2023. An iconic course designed by Pete Dye, TPC Sawgrass rewards precision off the tee and creativity around the greens to navigate its many quirky hazards.[0]

The field of competitors is packed with talent, headlined by the world's top golfers including Jon Rahm, Scottie Scheffler, Rory McIlroy, Justin Thomas, Jordan Spieth, Max Homa, Sam Burns, Cameron Young, Sahith Theegala, K.H. Lee, Martin Laird, Gary Woodland, Nate Lashley, Troy Merritt, Kelly Kraft, Russell Henley, Mackenzie Hughes, Brian Harman, Adam Hadwin, Adam Scott, Justin Suh, Keith Mitchell, Chris Kirk, Billy Horschel, Seamus Power, Davis Riley, Alex Noren, Francesco Molinari, and Harrison Endycott.

McClure's model has been on fire recently, correctly predicting Rahm's victory at the 2023 Sentry Tournament of Champions, The American Express and Genesis Invitational, as well as J.T. Poston's win at the 2022 John Deere Classic.[1] It also included Collin Morikawa winning outright at the 2021 Open Championship and Rahm's first major championship victory at the 2021 U.S. Open.[2]

The model is also up over $8,400 since June 2020 and has all the best bets for the 2023 Players Championship. Check out the 2023 Players Championship odds and visit SportsLine to see the projected 2023 Players Championship leaderboard, all from the model that's nailed eight golf majors.[1]

0. “Players Championship Odds | Lines For TPC Sawgrass” TheLines.com, 28 Feb. 2023, https://www.thelines.com/odds/golf/players-championship/

1. “2023 Players Championship odds, picks: Proven golf model reveals projected leaderboard, surprising predictions” SportsLine, 7 Mar. 2023, https://www.sportsline.com/insiders/2023-players-championship-odds-picks-proven-golf-model-reveals-projected-leaderboard-surprising-predictions

2. “2023 Players Championship odds, picks, field: Surprising PGA predictions from model that nailed 8 majors” CBS Sports, 7 Mar. 2023, https://www.cbssports.com/golf/news/2023-players-championship-odds-picks-field-surprising-pga-predictions-from-model-that-nailed-8-majors